Prof. Josemon Jacob joined IIT Delhi in 2006 where he is currently the Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He is leading a material and polymer synthesis research group with emphasis on the design and development of novel materials for diverse applications. He has worked extensively in the area of semiconducting organic materials for applications in LEDs and photovoltaics. The group's current focus includes the development of biodegradable materials from natural resources, materials for controlled delivery of nutrients for agricultural applications, materials for gas fixation and release, flame retardant materials, and hydrogels.  

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